Our Obituaries

Edna L Yohe

July 18, 1926 - May 6, 2014

Edna L Yohe, 87, of Jersey Shore passed away Tuesday, May 6, 2014 at the Gatehouse. She was born July 18, 1926 in Williamsport, the daughter of Paul L. and Elsie I. (Cohick) Felix. Edna was the wife of the late Thomas K. Yohe with whom she shared 56 years of marriage prior to his passing in 2006. She loved reading, sewing, embroidery and doll making. Edna had a caring loving spirit...
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John E. "Ed" Royer

June 7, 1926 - May 5, 2014

John E. "Ed" Royer, 87, of Jersey Shore passed away Monday, May 5, 2014 at his residence. He was born June 7, 1926 in Lock Haven, a son of Clair I., Sr. and Martha E. (Bletz) Royer. John was the husband of the late Dora Jean Royer with whom he shared 62 years of marriage prior to her passing in 2011. He was a WWII U.S Air Force veteran. John retired in 1988 from NY Central/Conrail...
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Nancy L. Zinck

May 11, 1939 - May 1, 2014

Nancy L. Zinck, 74, of Jersey Shore passed away Thursday, May 1, 2014 at her residence. She was born May 11, 1939 in Tombs Run, a daughter of Charles and Helen (Ulmer) Brion. Nancy and her husband Lewis P. Zinck shared 58 years of marriage prior to his passing on April 6, 2014. She enjoyed crocheting, farming, gardening, baking and making candy. Nancy is survived by two sons, Lewis G....
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Mary Elizabeth Hoffer

March 23, 1926 - April 26, 2014

Hoffer Mary Elizabeth Hoffer, 88, or Jersey Shore passed away Saturday, April 26, 2014 at Manor Care Jersey Shore. She was born March 23, 1926 in Sugar Valley, a daughter of Harry "Saul" and Edna (Kleckner) Lamey. Mary was married to Royall J. "Buck" Hoffer who passed away August 25, 1976. She was a cafeteria worker and dietician for the Jersey Shore School District, retiring in the mid...
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Sonya Lee VanOrder

March 22, 1940 - April 24, 2014

VanOrder Sonya Lee VanOrder, 74, of Jersey Shore passed away Thursday, April 24, 2014 at the Gatehouse surrounded by her loving family. She was born March 22, 1940 in Breezewood, PA, the daughter of Charles E. and Kathleen (Rinard) Foor. Sonya is survived by her husband, Vern VanOrder. They were happily married for 52 years. She was a member of the Trinity United Methodist Church. ...
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John "Paul" Hartsock

March 23, 1940 - April 19, 2014

Hartsock John "Paul" Hartsock, 74, of Jersey Shore passed away Saturday, April 19, 2014 at the Jersey Shore Hospital. He was born March 23, 1940 in Lock Haven, PA, a son of Boyd S. and Della May (Delaney-Brown) Hartsock. John was a member of the BPOE #1057 and American Legion Post #36. He loved animals, nature and outdoors. John enjoyed hunting, fishing, reading, crossword puzzles and...
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Barbara Louise Maurey

June 19, 1933 - April 12, 2014

Maurey Barbara Louise Maurey, 80, of Jersey Shore, passed away on Saturday, April 12, 2014 at the Susque View Nursing Home of Lock Haven. She was the wife of the late Robert Dean Maurey (Sept. 15, 2001) with whom she married on March 27, 1954 and shared 47 years of marriage. Barbara was born in Jersey Shore on June 19, 1933 and was the daughter of the late Reynold S. "Speed" Eckel and Edith...
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David L. Zerbe

May 17, 1948 - April 10, 2014

Zerbe David L. Zerbe, 65, of Jersey Shore passed away Thursday, April 10, 2014 at his home. He was born May 17, 1948 in Jersey Shore, a son of G. Donald and Betty L. (Derone) Zerbe. David was a draftsman for Piper Aircraft. He was a member and a trustee of the Loyal Order of Moose Lodge #214. David loved to read, watch sports, especially football, and watch old western movies. He...
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Theodore S. "Ted" Clark

May 27, 1920 - April 10, 2014

Clark Theodore S. "Ted" Clark, 65, of Jersey Shore passed away, Thursday, April 10, 2014 at the Gatehouse. He was born May 27, 1920 in Jersey Shore, the son of Floyd and Rose (Wickland) Clark. Ted was the husband of the late Betty (Lehman) Clark with whom he shared 65 years of marriage prior to her passing in 2011. He was an U.S. Army veteran with the 29th Infantry Reconnaissance and...
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Fred W. Kinley

July 14, 1931 - April 6, 2014

Kinley Fred W. Kinley, 82, of Linden and formerly of Jersey Shore passed away Sunday, April 6, 2014 at Manor Care North in Williamsport. He was born July 14, 1931 in Jersey Shore, a son of George H. and Nina (Wagaman) Kinley. Fred was a graduate of Jersey Shore High School and enlisted in the U.S. Air Force in 1950. He was a veteran of the Korean War and a life member of both the Jersey...
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Lewis P. Zinck

September 3, 1938 - April 6, 2014

Zinck Lewis P. Zinck, 75, of Jersey Shore passed away Sunday, April 6, 2014 at his residence. He was born September 3, 1938 in Tomb's Run, the son of Philip E. and Grace Zinck. Lewis was married to the former Nancy Brion with whom he shared 58 years of marriage. He retired in 2000 from the Jersey Shore Steel after 36 years of service. Lewis was a farmer his entire life until 2012. ...
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Bruce W. Zinck

October 3, 1928 - March 31, 2014

Zinck Bruce W. Zinck, Sr., 85, of Fleetwood, PA and formerly of Jersey Shore passed away Monday, March 31, 2014 at Lehigh Valley Hospital in Allentown. He was born October 3, 1928 in Pine Creek Township, Clinton County, a son of Guy W. and Beatrice M. Gamble Zinck. He was married to the former Florence Gower and she survives. He was a farmer and was employed in hardwood lumber sales with...
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Beulah Marie Cloney

February 13, 1927 - March 31, 2014

Cloney Beaulah Marie Cloney, 87, of Jersey Shore passed away Monday, March 31, 2014 at her residence. She was born in Ronceverte, WV February 13, 1927 a daughter of Lem and Ada Grace Leslie Walker. She was a homemaker her entire life. She enjoyed sewing and reading and was a true caregiver to all who knew her. Her survivors include her son, Kenneth Lee (Sherrie) Spencer of Saratoga...
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Jacque "Dawn" Harbach

May 18, 1936 - March 20, 2014

Harbach Jacque "Dawn" Harbach, of Linden, passed away March 20, 2014 at the Williamsport Regional Medical Center after an extended illness, surrounded by her family. Born May 18, 1936, she was the daughter of Fred C. and Rhoda M. Harer. Upon her mother's death at age three, she lived with her Aunt Edna and Uncle Harry Rice who helped her father to raise her. Dawn was a 1953 graduate of...
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Betty L. Willits Robinson

October 13, 1927 - March 16, 2014

Robinson Betty L. Willits Robinson, 86, formerly of Pine Creek, passed on into the arms of her Savior Sunday, March 16, 2014, at Rose View Center, Williamsport. She was born in Jersey Shore, Oct. 13, 1927, a daughter of George Warfield and Faith Richards Dunkle. She was a graduate of Jersey Shore High School and was predeceased by her first husband Clyde L. Willits. She later married Clair E....
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James I. Beaver

October 31, 1943 - March 12, 2014

Beaver James I. Beaver, 70 of Williamsport passed away Wednesday, March 12, 2014 at the Rose View Center. He was born October 31, 1943 in Avis, the son of Charles S. and Ethel (Hendricks) Beaver. James is an U.S. Army veteran. He retired in 1999 from the U.S. Postal Service where he was a truck driver. James enjoyed working with wood and watching NASCAR. He loved to hunt, fish,...
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Elizabeth R. (Libby) (Blair) Bubb

November 24, 1929 - February 16, 2014

Bubb Elizabeth R. (Libby) (Blair) Bubb, 84 of Woolrich passed away Sunday, Feb. 16, 2014 at the Jersey Shore Hospital She was born Nov. 24, 1929 in Duboistown, the daughter of Homer and Jennie (Fetzer) Blair. Elizabeth was the wife of the late Russell S. Bubb who passed June 15, 1994, they were married Feb. 4, 1950. For years she worked at Henry's Bar B-Que, the City View Motel and a...
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Deloris L. "Tiss" Decker

May 14, 1927 - February 13, 2014

Decker Deloris L. "Tiss" Decker, 86, formerly of Pine creek passed away at the Lock Haven Hospital Thursday, Feb. 13, 2014. She was born in McElhattan May 14, 1927, a daughter of Lawson Thomas and Lela (Peterman) Conner. She was a graduate of Avis High School and was married to Dean C. Decker who passed away in 1991. Deloris was an accomplished seamstress and was employed early in life...
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Robert C. Cowfer

October 9, 1944 - February 6, 2014

Cowfer Robert C. Cowfer, Jr., 69 of Jersey Shore passed away Thursday, February 6, 2014 at his home. He was born October 9, 1944 in Philadelphia, the son of Robert C. and Barbara L. (Stavisky) Cowfer, Sr. Robert was a U.S. Navy veteran and was very proud of his military service serving on the USS Warrington during Vietnam. He retired in 2005 after 15 years with PennDot. Robert loved...
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Charles Newton Welshans

February 4, 2014

Welshans Charles Newton Welshans, 84, of Jersey Shore passed on to our Lord Tuesday, Feb.4, 2014 at the Williamsport Home. Born Sept. 19, 1929 in Allenwood, the son of Byron S. and Olive Mae (Miller) Welshans. Charles was a U. S. Army veteran. He was a member of the St. James Lutheran Church. Charles retired from the Jersey Shore Steel. He enjoyed traveling, gardening, candle...
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Charles M. Hill, Sr.

February 27, 1920 - January 26, 2014

Charles M. Hill, Sr., 93, of Cogan Station passed away Sunday, January 26, 2014 in Mission, Texas. He was born February 27, 1920 in Newberry, a son Harry and Myrtle (Rice) Hill. Charlie was a charter member of the Faith Christian Church. He attended the Christian Church of Cogan Station and also the Central Christian Church in McAllen, Texas. He was a WWII U.S. Army veteran. Charlie...
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Betty L. Swafford

May 3, 1922 - January 22, 2014

Swafford Betty L. Swafford, 91, of Jersey Shore passed peacefully into God's arms on Wednesday, January 22, 2013 She was born May 3, 1922 in Jersey Shore a daughter of Erastus and Clara Moore Halstead. She was married to T. Edward Swafford of Florida who predeceased her. Betty is survived by two sisters Verna Mae Ludwig of Antes Fort and Reba Scott of Texas along with many nieces, nephews...
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Anna Marie Graham

August 13, 1933 - January 22, 2014

Graham Anna Marie Graham, 80, of Daugherty's Run, Williamsport passed away Wednesday, January 22, 2014 at the Lock Haven Hospital. She was born August 13, 1933 in Clearfield a daughter of Henry and Sara Koch Gustafson. She was married to John L. Graham who passed November 12, 2010. She graduated from Jefferson University Hospital School of Nursing in Philadelphia and was employed as an RN...
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Frank N. Confer

June 27, 1929 - January 11, 2014

Confer Frank N. Confer, 84, formerly of Pine Mountain Rd. McElhattan passed away Saturday, January 11, 2014 at the residence of his daughter Sharon L. Stabley in Woolrich. He was born in Jersey Shore June 27, 1929 a son of Earl E. and Grace Newcomb Confer. He was married June 26, 1950 to the former Florence Marie Sorgen who passed away September 9, 2007. For over 33 years he was...
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Jane E. Watts

October 13, 1923 - January 6, 2014

Watts Jane E. Watts, 90, of Jersey Shore passed away Monday, January 06, 2014 at Manor Care. She was born October 13, 1923 in Jersey Shore, the daughter of Melvin Roscoe Gohl and Alice Magnolia Fessler. Jane was the wife of the late Cleon D. "Jake" Watts who passed in 2005. Earlier in her life she was a homemaker and later was a licensed practical nurse for the Jersey Shore Hospital and...
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Marian L. (Miller) Kreitz

December 30, 2013

Kreitz Marian L. (Miller) Kreitz, 79, formerly of Jersey Shore passed away unexpectedly on Monday, December 30, 2013, at The Williamsport Home Apartments, Williamsport, PA. She was born May 10, 1934 in Salladasburg, the daughter of Lloyd and Laura Miller Zell. Marian was the wife of the late Ernest L. Kreitz, Jr. with whom she shared 55 years of marriage prior to his passing on Sept. 26, 2010....
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Lucy M. Gamble

February 9, 1937 - December 18, 2013

Gamble Lucy M. Gamble, 76, of Lock Haven passed away Wednesday, December 18, 2013 at the Williamsport Regional Medical Center. She was born February 9, 1937, a daughter of Edwin B. and Margaretta M. (Green) Dalaba. Lucy was the wife of the late James H. Gamble with whom she shared 33 years of marriage prior to his passing in 1993. Earlier in life she had been employed by Wundies,...
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Barbara A. Thomas

June 28, 1948 - December 9, 2013

Thomas Barbara A. Thomas, 65, of Lewisburg passed away Monday, December 9, 2013 at her residence. She was born June 28, 1948 in Marlborough, MA, the daughter of Chester A. and Elizabeth B. (Berberian) Poliskey. Barbara was the husband of Richard S. Thomas with whom she shared 45 years of marriage. She was an accounting clerk for Prince George Co. in Maryland. Barbara is survived by...
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Joan Marie Davis

January 3, 1949 - December 2, 2013

Davis Joan Marie Davis, 64, of Jersey Shore passed away late Monday evening December 2, 2013 at her residence. She was born in Jersey Shore January 3, 1949 a daughter of James L. and Jane ragsdale Hurlbutt, Sr. She was married to William N. Davis who passed away August 30, 2002. She was a member of the Lighthouse Wesleyan Church, Jersey Shore. Her survivors include one son Michael...
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William R. Parks

November 8, 2013

Parks William R. Parks, 79, of Avis and formerly of Jersey Shore passed away late Friday evening November 8, 2013 at his residence. He was born in Jersey Shore June 6, 1934 a son of Frank and Nellie Getgen Parks. He was married July 24, 1955 to the former Elsie Bonnell who survives. He was the produce manager for Weis Markets in Jersey Shore for years and was a member of St John's...
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Robert E. Westphal

June 28, 1932 - October 21, 2013

Westphal Robert E. Westphal, 81, of Montoursville, passed away Monday, October 21, 2013 at Valley View Nursing Center. He was born June 28, 1932 in Williamsport, the son of the late Lee S. and Emma H. (Carson) Westphal. Bob was married to the former Eleanor Ann Cybulski with whom he shared 55 years of marriage. He and his wife were former owners of the Dew Drop Inn (now Tiadaghton Inn)...
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Catherine Mildred Harlan Miller Powell

March 10, 1917 - October 17, 2013

Powell Catherine Mildred Harlan Miller Powell, 96, of Milton passed away Thursday, October 17, 2013 at the Kramm Nursing Home in Milton. She was born March 10, 1917 in Pleasant Valley, PA, the daughter of Edward T. and Verna (Good) Harlan. Catherine was an active member of the Trinity United Methodist Church in Williamsport. She was a member of the Senior Citizens and Diamond Ladies...
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Louis E. Miller

December 18, 1942 - October 14, 2013

Miller Louis E. Miller, 70, passed away peacefully on Monday, October 14, 2013 at the Hershey Medical Center surrounded by his family. He was born December 18, 1942 in Bloomsburg, the son of Edwin Maxwell and Blanche (Rhoads) Miller. He was the husband of the former Lorraine Carl. Lou & Lorraine would have celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on January 25, 2014. Lou was a U. S. Air...
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Shirley Kaley Rosier

November 6, 1921 - September 30, 2013

Rosier Shirley Kaley Rosier, 91, of Williamsport passed away Monday, September 30, 2013 at the Williamsport Regional Medical Center. She was born November 6, 1921 in S. Williamsport, the daughter of Walter H. and Martha W. (Snyder) Wood. Shirley was the wife of Ernest Rosier, Jr. with whom she shared 18 years of marriage. She was a WWII Women's Army Corps veteran. Shirley was a life...
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Edith Louise Kershner

July 14, 1922 - September 21, 2013

Kershner Edith Louise Kershner, 91, of Jersey Mills, passed away Saturday, September 21, 2013 at the Williamsport Regional Medical Center. She was born in Jersey Mills, July 14, 1922, a daughter of Fred and Jenny Johnson Woodhouse. Edith was married on August 9, 1941 to William E. Kershner who passed away January 4, 2005. She was a homemaker her entire life and was a member of the...
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Ted A. Barclay

June 14, 1942 - September 19, 2013

Barclay Ted A. Barclay, 71, of Jersey Shore, died Sept. 19, 2013 at The Gatehouse. Born on Flag Day, June 14,1942 in Homestead, PA, he was the son of Fred Kerbey and Freda (Espey) Barclay. He married Linda (Arnoldin) Barclay and celebrated 50 years of marriage on Aug. 29 of this year. He was a 1960 graduate of South Williamsport Area High School. After serving as a paratrooper in the 101st...
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Roberta I. "Bobbie" McCann

February 4, 1948 - September 15, 2013

McCann Roberta I. "Bobbie" McCann, 65 of Jersey Shore, entered into Heaven with her Lord and Savior on Sunday, September 15, 2013. She was born February 4, 1948 in Phoenixville, PA, the daughter of Mary A. (Ronto) and the late Robert C. Quay, Sr. Bobbie was the wife of Maurice J. "Morris" McCann with whom she shared 45 loving years of marriage. She was a faithful member of the Nippenose...
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Dorothy "Dottie" B. Fry

October 13, 1932 - September 8, 2013

Fry Dorothy "Dottie" B. Fry, 80, of Montoursville passed away Sunday, September 8, 2013 at her residence. She was born October 13, 1932 in S. Williamsport, the daughter of Julius Augustus and Verna (Lamade) Beck. Dorothy was the wife of the late Raymond E. Fry, Jr. who passed in 1997. She was a retired school teacher from Stevens Junior High School. Dorothy was a devoted wife and...
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Renèe Lynn Ryder

September 7, 2013

Ryder Renèe Lynn Ryder, 45, of Williamsport passed away Saturday, September 7, 2013 at the Geisinger Medical Center in Danville. She was born June 25, 1968 in Williamsport, the daughter of William Little and Loretta Fedroff and stepdaughter of Walt Ferguson. Renèe was the wife of James Graham, who survives. She was employed as a cook at Hobby's Hoagies. Renèe enjoyed art & crafts,...
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Charles Lee Sechrist

December 1, 1919 - August 28, 2013

Sechrist Charles Lee Sechrist, 93, of Jersey Shore passed away Wednesday, August 28, 2013 at his residence. He was born December 1, 1919 in Jersey Shore, and was one of thirteen children of George and Jenny (Hoover) Sechrist. Charles was a US Navy veteran during WWII. He attended the Calvary Baptist Church. Charles was married to the former Margaret Miller with whom he shared 75...
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Joshua D. Hendershot

August 22, 1986 - August 25, 2013

Hendershot Joshua D. Hendershot, 27, of Jersey Shore passed away Sunday, August 25, 2013 at Geisinger Medical Center. He was born August 22, 1986 in Williamsport, the son of Theodora M. (Clark) Hendershot. Joshua was employed by Bob McCormick Ford in Lock Haven as a mechanic. He enjoyed snowboarding, dirt biking, kayaking and loved working on cars. Joshua was a great father to his...
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Dorothy M. Schively

December 1, 1917 - August 21, 2013

Schively Dorothy M. Schively, 95, of Jersey Shore passed away Wednesday, August 21, 2013 at the Williamsport Regional Medical Center. She was born December 1, 1917 in Rauchtown, the daughter of Orie and Edith Reading. Dorothy was the wife of the late Glenn C. Schively with whom she shared 64 years of marriage prior to his passing in 2011. She loved to cook and bake. Dorothy made quilts...
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Jackson E. Crossley

August 21, 2013

Crossley Jackson E. Crossley, 72, of Oriole, passed away Wednesday, August 21, 2013 at Jersey Shore Manor Care. He was born May 5, 1941 in Williamsport, the son of Lee J. and Marie Ella (McHenry) Crossley. Jack was the husband of the former Betsy Thomas who survives. They were married October 19, 1968. He was an U.S. Army veteran of Vietnam. Jack was a member of the Church of Christ ...
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Lynn L. Embick

September 7, 1934 - August 19, 2013

Embick Lynn L. Embick, 78, of Jersey Shore, passed away Monday, Aug. 19, 2013, at the Hershey Medical Center. He was born Sept. 7, 1934, the son of Lynn W. and Audrey (Wise) Embick. Lynn was the husband of the late Aleada E. Gephart with whom he shared 53 years of marriage prior to her passing in 2012. He was a U.S. Army National Guard veteran for three years. Lynn retired from the Jersey...
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Betty J. Farwell

August 19, 2013

Farwell Betty J. Farwell, 87, of Woolrich, passed away Monday, August 19, 2013 at the Williamsport Regional Medical Center. She was born December 23, 1925 in Flemington, the daughter of George F. and Annie (Rhine) Jackson. Betty was the wife of the late James S. Farwell who passed in 2002. She enjoyed reading, gardening, playing bingo and doing word puzzles. Betty is survived by a...
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Clifford E. Norman

August 19, 2013

Norman Clifford E. Norman, 78, of Avis, passed away Monday, August 19, 2013 at the Jersey Shore Hospital. He was born December 9, 1934 in Beavertown, the son of Maxwell and Dessie (Zechman) Norman. Cliff was the husband of the former Shirley Letterman, who survives. He was proprietor of Cliff's Exxon, formerly Mardens Inc. for over 20 years. Cliff was a member of the LaBelle Vallee...
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Maxine B. Ream

January 18, 1928 - August 7, 2013

Ream Maxine B. Ream, 85, passed away Wednesday, August 7, 2013 at the Jersey Shore Hospital. She was born January 18, 1928 in Jersey Shore, the daughter of Ralph and Alma (Page) Feerrar. Maxine married her high school sweetheart William Ream in 1947, with whom she shared 57 years of marriage prior to his passing in 2004. She graduated from Jersey Shore High School in 1945. Maxine was...
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Irvin J. Emery

July 20, 2013

Emery Irvin J. Emery, 87, of Avis, passed away at his home on Saturday, July 20, 2013. He was the husband of the late Lois M. Wagner Emery with whom he shared 58 years of marriage. Irvin was born in Lock Haven on Nov. 22, 1925 and was the son of the late Ralph and Clara Emma Brown Emery. Irvin was an Army veteran of World War II and was one of the brave men who fought in the Battle of the...
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John Henry Smith

September 20, 1924 - July 13, 2013

John Henry Smith, 88, of Linden, passed away at the Williamsport Regional Medical Center on Saturday, July 13, 2013. He was the husband of Judith A. Gerheim Smith with whom he shared 48 years of marriage. John was born in Pine Run, PA and was the son of the late J. Roscoe and Margaret Brooks Smith. John served in the US Navy for 12 years and then went onto serve for over 27 years in the Navy...
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Bart A. Baier

April 3, 1978 - June 22, 2013

Baier Bart A. Baier, 35, of Jersey Shore passed away Saturday, June 22, 2013 at the Williamsport Regional Medical Center. He was born April 3, 1978 in Jersey Shore, the son of Edmund G. and Gail E. (Stackhouse) Baier. Bart was a member of the St. James Lutheran Church. He enjoyed playing legos with his nephew, Blaine, with whom he was very proud of. Bart loved to help his family and...
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Isabel J. O'Connor

October 3, 1917 - June 2, 2013

O'Connor Isabel J. O'Connor, 95, formerly of Avis and Susque-View Home. Lock Haven, left the loving arms of her family into the loving arms of the Lord on June 2, 2013 in Lock Haven Hospital. Isabel was born October 3, 1917 in Pittsburgh, a daughter of the late Lulu (Hess) and Charles B. Mallory. She was raised in Rebersburg and was a 1934 graduate of Miles Twp. High School. On March 22,...
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James F. Barker

October 29, 1949 - May 23, 2013

Barker James F. Barker, 63, of Jersey Shore passed away Thursday, May 23, 2013 at the Williamsport Regional Medical Center. He was born October 29, 1949 in Jersey Shore, the son of Foster and Alice (Marks) Barker. James was formerly employed by Thompson's Meat Packing Plant and Sylvania. He was married to the former Elizabeth Ann Edwards, who survives. James was a member of the...
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Anthony W. "Tony" Schliebener

March 2, 1960 - May 8, 2013

Schliebener Anthony W. "Tony" Schliebener, 53, of Avis passed away Wednesday, May 8, 2013 at home. He was born March 2, 1960 in Williamsport, the son of Howard L. Schliebener, Sr. and Anette Sue Phillips Schliebener Raymond. Tony attended Jersey Shore Schools and Pittsburgh Mechanical Tech with the Job Corp. He graduated as an accredited automotive technician. He joined the Navy and was...
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Paul K. Shotzberger, Jr.

September 2, 1927 - May 7, 2013

Shotzberger Paul K. Shotzberger, Jr., 85, of Trout Run passed away Tuesday, May 7, 2013 at the Williamsport Home. He was born September 2, 1927 in Lancaster, the son of Paul K. Shotzberger, Sr. and Emma E. Hess. Paul was a U.S. Army veteran. He was a graduate of Thaddeus Stevens Trade School in Lancaster. Paul was the husband of the former Marian Landon, who survives. He attended Eastville...
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JoAnn "Joey" English

May 30, 1935 - April 30, 2013

English JoAnn "Joey" English, 77, of Avis and formerly of Waterville passed away Tuesday, April 30, 2013 at the Gatehouse. She was born May 30, 1935 in Williamsport, the daughter of Archibald and Esther (Campbell) Hoagland. JoAnn was the wife of the later William S. English, with whom she shared 43 years of marriage prior to his passing January 31, 1999. She was a graduate from...
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Daniel W. Myers, Sr.

December 18, 1946 - April 29, 2013

Myers Daniel W. Myers, Sr., 66, of Avis, passed away, April 29, 2013 at his home. He was born Dec. 18, 1946 in Jersey Shore, the son of John H. Myers and Rose Ella Edwards. Daniel was married for 45 years to his wife the former Martha E. Greene. He retired after 39 years from Jersey Shore Steel. Dan's true joy in life was spending time with his family. He is survived by his wife,...
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Aaron Curtis Moore

March 21, 1991 - April 20, 2013

Moore Aaron Curtis Moore, 22, of Williamsport, died Saturday, April 20, 2013, following a vehicle accident. Born in Williamsport on March 21, 1991, he was the son of Sheila Dawn Henry and Stephen Donovan Moore, Jr. Aaron was a 2009 graduate of Jersey Shore High School. He was a member of the basketball team, track team, wrestling team and football team during his high school years. He...
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Martin V. Johnson, Jr

June 4, 1933 - April 8, 2013

Johnson Martin V. Johnson, Jr., 79, of Jersey Shore passed away Monday, April 8, 2013 at the James E. Van Zandt VA Medical Center in Altoona. He was born June 4, 1933 in Barrington, NY, the son of Martin V., Sr. and Helen (Lucas) Johnson. Marty was a Korean War veteran and a member of the Co "A" Army National Guard in Lock Haven. He led the Color Guard in the Memorial Day Parade at Jersey...
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Gilbert F. Shuler

August 13, 1929 - April 5, 2013

Shuler Gilbert F. Shuler, Sr., 83, of Jersey Shore passed away Friday, April 5, 2013 at the Williamsport Regional Medical Center. He was born August 13, 1929 in Northumberland, PA, the son of Lester A. and Margaret Whalen Shuler. Gilbert was the husband of Pauline E. (Krick) Shuler with whom he shared 63 years of marriage. He served as a U.S. Marine during the Korean War. Gilbert was...
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Jean A. Moore

November 29, 1924 - April 3, 2013

Moore Jean A. Moore, 88, of Williamsport passed away Wednesday, April 3, 2013 at the Gatehouse. She was born November 29, 1924 in Jersey Shore, the daughter of Edward L. and Leola D. (Irvin) Clarke. Jean served in the U.S. Navy for 1 ½ years. She was the widow of Harry D. Yohe and Earl S. Moore. Jean graduated from Jersey Shore High School in 1942. She was employed at Piper Aircraft...
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Alice Mae Heisey Fox

March 8, 1923 - March 16, 2013

Fox Alice Mae Heisey Fox, 90, of Jersey Shore passed away, Saturday evening, March 16, 2013 at her residence. She was born March 8, 1923 at Hyner, the 7th child of Christian Irving and Mary Ziegler Heisey. Alice attended the Vilas Park Country School and Jersey Shore High School graduating in 1941 with a double major in agriculture and home economics. She graduated first and second in...
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Sandra L. Thomas

April 23, 1975 - March 8, 2013

Thomas Sandra L. Thomas, 37, of Jersey Shore, passed away Friday, March 8, 2013 at her home. She was born April 23, 1975 in Jersey Shore, the daughter of the late Roy F. Thomas and Ruth L. Kunes. Sandra is survived by her mother, Ruth L. Thomas; a brother, Roy J. Thomas both of Jersey Shore and a sister, Susan C. Thomas of Lock Haven. Family suggests memorial contributions can be made to...
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Jane B. Sweitzer

March 29, 1922 - March 6, 2013

Sweitzer Jane B. Sweitzer, 90, of Jersey Shore passed away Wednesday, March 6, 2013 at her home. She was born March 29, 1922 in Williamsport, the daughter of Stanley and Cleo (Hatch) Barclay. Jane was the wife of the late Myron "Rudy" Sweitzer who passed in 1998. She had been a member since age 12 of the St. James Lutheran Church where she was a pianist and choir member. Jane was a...
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John O. Buttorff

December 27, 1933 - March 4, 2013

Buttorff John O. Buttorff, 79, of Jersey Shore, passed away unexpectedly Monday night, March 4, 2013, in the emergency room of Jersey Shore Hospital. He was born Dec. 27, 1933, in Jersey Shore, a son of Warren A. and Sarah E. Snyder Buttorff. He was married to the former Evelyn Ann Baier who passed away Aug. 22, 2008. He, along with his wife, operated Buttorff's Hardware in Jersey Shore for...
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Richard C. Donovan

April 21, 1920 - March 4, 2013

Donovan Richard C. Donovan, 92, formerly of Jersey Shore died at Rose View Center on March 4, 2013. He was the son of Edward and Cora (Hoover) Donovan born April 21, 1920 in Jersey Shore. He married "Pat" (Jean Patterson) on January 17, 1943 and recently celebrated their 70th anniversary. He was a member of the Fairplay Gospel Church in Jersey Shore. Dick graduated high school in...
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Mary E. Bowers

October 2, 1910 - February 25, 2013

Bowers Mary E. Bowers, 102, Pine Creek Junction, passed away Monday, Feb. 25, 2013, at her residence. She was born in Collomsville, on Oct. 2, 1910, one of 12 children of John and Elizabeth Hughes Willits. She was married to William I. Bowers, who passed away June 12, 1974. She was a member of Phelps Chapel United Methodist Church of Pine Creek for nearly 80 years. Everyone knew âthe lady on...
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Renee Ann Eck Martin "Renee from P.A." Shatzer

November 7, 1968 - February 17, 2013

Shatzer Renee Ann Eck Martin Shatzer "Renee from P.A.", 44, of Jersey Shore passed away, Sunday, February 17, 2013 at the Jersey Shore Hospital E.R. She was born in Jersey Shore November 7, 1968, a daughter of Rodney C. and Susan (Hauser) Eck. Renee was a 1986 graduate of Jersey Shore High School and attended Mid America Bible College in Oklahoma. She was married April 16, 2012 to Ned...
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Merrill Charles Embick

February 16, 2013

Embick Merrill Charles Embick, 95, passed away Saturday, February 16, 2013 at Manor Care in Jersey Shore. He was formerly of the Jersey Shore area. He was born in Williamsport September 29, 1917. Merrill graduated from Mifflinburg High School and received his undergraduate and law degree from the University of Pittsburgh. After retiring he practiced law in the Williamsport area. He was...
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Connie L. Cataldo

April 18, 1954 - February 15, 2013

Cataldo Connie L. Cataldo, 58, formerly of Hughesville, passed away Friday, Feb. 15, 2013, at the Gatehouse at Divine Providence Hospital. She was born in Jersey Shore on April 18, 1954, a daughter of Larry R. and Joan L. Carr Green Sr. She was a graduate of Jersey Shore High School and attended W.A.A.C. Early in her life, she was a prison guard at Muncy Correctional Facility and later was a...
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Annette Selleck

March 29, 1921 - February 12, 2013

Selleck Annette Selleck, 91, formerly of S. Williamsport, Muncy Valley and Waterloo, NY passed away Tuesday, February 12, 2013 at Manor Care in Jersey Shore where she had been a guest since moving back in this area in 2009. She was born March 29, 1921 in Gault, Ontario (now Cambridge), a daughter of Ralph J. and Sara M. (Haist) Kocher. Annette was a 1939 graduate of S. Williamsport High...
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Burley Edward "Ed" Folmar

August 20, 1948 - February 6, 2013

Folmar Burley Edward "Ed" Folmar, 64, of Jersey Shore passed away Wednesday, February 6, 2013 in Lake Worth, FL. He was born August 20, 1948 in Williamsport, the son of Clellon "Kelly" and Vonnel (Powell) Folmar. Ed was a U.S. Air Force veteran. He was a member of the St. Luke Catholic Church. Ed retired from Verizon after over 30 years of service. He was a member of the Moose...
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Frances D. Richards

February 9, 1924 - February 1, 2013

Richards Frances D. Richards, 88, of Larryville, passed away Friday, Feb. 1, 2013, at the Jersey Shore Hospital Emergency Room. She was born Feb. 9, 1924, in Linden, a daughter of Otto and Bessie Wurster. She was married to Paul O. Richards who passed away May 6, 1993. She was a member of the Larryville United Methodist Church and during World War II worked at Sylvania. Frances is survived by...
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Russell E. Jameson

March 27, 1928 - January 14, 2013

Jameson Russell E. Jameson, 84, of Jersey Shore passed away Monday, January 14, 2013 in Lock Haven Hospital Extended Care. He was born March 27, 1928 in Loganton, the son of Christy and Susan (Cashner) Jameson. Russell was married to the former Loretta Weidler, who survives. He was an U.S. Army veteran and served during the Korean War. Russell retired from the Hammermill Paper...
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Gerald E. Shope

March 29, 1922 - January 11, 2013

Shope Gerald E. Shope, 90, of Avis passed away Friday, January 11, 2013 at the Gatehouse. He was born March 29, 1922 in Avis, the son of Clay A. and Marcella M. (Boyer) Shope. Gerald was married to the late Kathryn E. Frank Shope who passed in 1999. He was a WWII U.S. Army veteran. Gerald was a life member of the Avis United Methodist Church. He retired in 1985 from the Hammermill...
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Arnold E. Ergott

January 24, 1958 - December 31, 2012

Ergott Arnold E. Ergott, 54, of Jersey Shore passed away Monday, December 31, 2012 at his residence. He was born January 24, 1958 in Lock Haven, a son of Arnold and Geraldine (Hemsley) Ergott. Arnie attended Jersey Shore High School and was a farm hand at Dunlap Farms in Jersey Shore. He was a former member of the F.O.E. Aerie No. 1747 of Jersey Shore and enjoyed hunting, fishing,...
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Aleada E. Embick

September 22, 1940 - December 26, 2012

Embick Aleada E. Embick, 72, of Jersey Shore passed away Wednesday, December 26, 2012 at her residence. She was born September 22, 1940 in Williamsport, the daughter of Robert J., Sr. and Aleada E. (Clark) Gephart. Aleada was the wife of Lynn L. Embick, with whom she shared 53 years of marriage. She was a former member of the Assembly of God. Aleada was a former member of the Viola...
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Lilah M. Eck

September 22, 1918 - December 8, 2012

Eck Lilah M. Eck, 94, formerly of Rt 654 Hwy Williamsport (Bastress) passed away Saturday, December 8, 2012 at Rose View manor in Williamsport. She was born in Howard, September 22, 1918 a daughter of John and Margaret Delaney Dullen. She was married to Pheras M. Eck who passed on November 1, 1999. She and her husband operated the Nippenose Tavern in Bastress during the 1970's. She was a...
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Mildred C. Engel

December 5, 2012

Engel Mildred C. Engel, 86, of Jersey Shore, passed away Wednesday, Dec. 5, 2012, at the Gatehouse at Divine Providence Hospital. She was the wife of Leo C. Engel, who survives. Mildred is further survived by three children, nine grandchildren and two brothers. A private Mass of Christian Burial will be held at the Immaculate Conception Church in Bastress. There will be no visitation. ...
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Jack Prince

November 17, 1923 - December 4, 2012

Prince Jack Prince, 89, formerly of Jersey Shore passed away Tuesday, December 4, 2012 at the Gatehouse in Williamsport. He was born November 17, 1923 in Jersey Shore, the son of Charles and Gertrude (Overdorf) Prince. Jack was the husband of the late Blanche Tomb Prince who passed in 2004. He was a WWII U.S. Army veteran. Jack had retired from Piper Aircraft after 35 years of...
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Wilbur C. Jackson

August 13, 1929 - November 24, 2012

Jackson Wilbur C. Jackson, 83, of Jersey Shore passed away Saturday, November 24, 2012, at the Geisinger Medical Center in Danville. He was born August 13, 1929 in Cedar Springs, PA, a son of George F. and Annie (Rhine) Jackson. Wilbur was the husband of the former Frances E. Reeder, with whom he shared 63 years of marriage. He was a U.S. WWII Army veteran and served in Japan with the...
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Gordon E. Greene

January 3, 1957 - November 5, 2012

Greene Gordon E. Greene, 55, of Trout Run passed away November 5, 2012 at the Williamsport Regional Medical Center. He was born Jan. 3, 1957 in Jersey Shore, the son of Larry R Greene, Sr. and Joan L. Carr. Gordon was a U.S. Marine veteran. He is survived by his mother, Joan L. Thompson of Jersey Shore; three brothers, Larry R. (Beverly) Greene, Jr. of Antes Fort, Kevin J. (Wendy) Smith...
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Torrence R. "Todd" Huling

September 15, 1925 - November 4, 2012

Huling Torrence R. "Todd" Huling, 87, of Jersey Shore passed away, Sunday, Nov.4, 2012 at Jersey Shore Manor Care. He was born Sept. 15, 1925 in Jersey Shore, the son of Randolph L. and Hattie (Sauer) Huling. Todd was the husband of the former Frances M. Cass with whom he shared 63 years of marriage. He was a WWII U.S. Army veteran. Todd retired in 1993 from Alcan Cable after 38...
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Dorothy Mae "Dottie" Van Schoick

November 22, 1922 - October 11, 2012

Van Schoick Dorothy Mae "Dottie" Van Schoick, 89, of Jersey Shore passed away Thursday, October 11, 2012 at the Jersey Shore Hospital. She was born November 22, 1922 in Spring Lake, NJ, the daughter of Charles and Ida Mae Havens. Dottie was married to Rev. Theodore "Ted" Van Schoick with whom she shared 35 years of marriage. She was a member of the Calvary Church of Nazarene in...
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Lois H. Wothers

October 12, 1931 - October 6, 2012

Wothers Lois H. Wothers, 80, of Slate Run, passed away Saturday, October 6, 2012 at her residence. She was born October 12, 1931, the daughter of Robert Irvin and Deborah Copper (Firestone) Hartzler. Lois was the wife of the late David Wothers with whom she shared 49 years of marriage prior to his passing in 1998. She was a volunteer for many years at the Brown Township Community Fire...
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Jon F. Thompson

August 10, 1964 - October 6, 2012

Thompson Jon F. Thompson, 48, of Avis, passed away Saturday, October 6, 2012 at Geisinger Medical Center in Danville. He was born August 10, 1964 in Jersey Shore, the son of J. Frank and Elizabeth "Betty" (Wolfe) Thompson. Jon and his wife the former Candace M. Willits were married on September 22, 2012. He was a truck driver for over 20 years with various local firms, most recently KTC...
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June J. Whitton

January 28, 1932 - October 5, 2012

Whitton June J. Whitton, 80, of Jersey Shore, PA passed away at the Williamsport Regional Medical Center on Friday, October 5, 2012. She was the wife of Calvin L. Whitton, Sr. with whom she shared 62 years of marriage. June was born on January 28, 1932 in Jersey Shore and was the daughter of the late Wesley C. and Margaret E. Wolfe Koch. June worked for many years at Wundies Inc. of...
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Wesley L. Keen , Jr.

November 12, 1981 - September 29, 2012

Keen Wesley L. Keen Jr., 30, of Avis, went to be with his Lord and Savior Saturday, Sept. 29, 2012, at Jersey Shore Hospital. He was born Nov. 12, 1981, in Jersey Shore, the son of Wesley L. Keen Sr. and Jeanette "Jet" Bilby. Wesley was a 2000 graduate of Jersey Shore High School where he still holds defensive lineman records for sacks. He was awarded academic and football scholarships...
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Idamae M. Myers

May 6, 1922 - September 23, 2012

Myers Idamae M. Myers, 90, of Jersey Shore, passed away peacefully on Sunday, September 23, 2012 at the Jersey Shore Hospital. She was born May 6, 1922, the daughter of George S. and Stella M. (Loner) Entz. Idamae was the wife of the late John H. Myers, Sr. with whom she shared 49 years of marriage prior to his passing in 1988. She enjoyed doing jigsaw puzzles, reading newspapers,...
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Norma J. Schaefer

August 28, 1916 - September 22, 2012

Schaefer Norma J. Schaefer, 96, of Jersey Shore, Pa., passed away at ManorCare of Jersey Shore on Saturday, Sept. 22, 2012. Norma was born on Aug. 28, 1916, in Jersey Shore, and was the daughter of the late Henry Oscar and Harriett Agnes Houser Gnau. Norma graduated from Jersey Shore High School in 1935. She worked as a beautician in the Jersey Shore, Lock Haven and Williamsport areas. She...
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Robert E. Bower

November 21, 1925 - September 21, 2012

Bower Robert E. Bower, 86,of Jersey Shore passed away, Friday, September 21, 2012 at home. He was born November 21, 1925 in Jersey Shore, a son of Grant H. and Elsie (Canada) Bower. Robert was married to the former Patricia Ann Stone, who survives. He retired in 2002 from being a longtime farmer. Robert enjoyed hunting, reloading hunting shells and woodworking. He is survived by...
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Susie Edwards

August 8, 1918 - September 16, 2012

Edwards Susie Edwards, 94, formerly of Broad St., Jersey Shore passed away Sunday, September 16, 2012 at Manor Care in Jersey Shore. She was born in Jersey Shore August 8, 1918. Susie was the wife of the late Lyle Edwards who passed in 1991. She was a member of the St. Luke Church. Susie is survived by a daughter, JoAnn Rogers of Williamsport and three grandchildren, Mark, Tina and...
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Barbara A. Summerson

August 26, 1932 - August 30, 2012

Summerson Barbara A. Summerson, 80, of Lock Haven passed away Thursday, August 30, 2012 at Susque-View. She was born August 26, 1932 in Lock Haven, the daughter of Dorsey and Helen (Simcox) Barnard. During her life she was employed by several area restaurants as a cook and waitress, including the Lock Haven Allegheny Creamery, the Buffalo Inn, the Flagstone and Avis Legion. She enjoyed...
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Brenda K. Cohick

April 17, 1941 - August 11, 2012

Cohick Brenda K. Cohick, 71, of Jersey Shore, passed away at the Williamsport Regional Medical Center on Saturday, August 11, 2012. Brenda was born on April 17, 1941 in Linden, PA and was the daughter of Paul R. Cohick of NV and the late Wilma (Smith) Cohick Fuller. Brenda was a member of the Salladasburg United Methodist Church. She worked for Shop-Vac for 34 years and retired in 2004. Brenda...
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John R. Michl

March 29, 1942 - August 9, 2012

Michl John R. Michl, 70, of McElhattan, passed away Thursday, August 9, 2012 at Jersey Shore Manor Care. He was born March 29, 1942 in Philadelphia. John was the husband of the former Mary Carol Lancaster with whom he shared 38 years of marriage. He attended Avis United Methodist Church. John was a member of the VFW in Muncy and the Keen Senior Citizens Club in Woolrich. He is...
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Donald E. Sorgen

August 23, 1922 - August 3, 2012

Sorgen Donald E. Sorgen, 89, of Old Township Lane, Lock Haven, passed away Friday evening, Aug. 3, 2012, at Lock Haven Hospital. He was born Aug. 23, 1922, a son of Henry J. and Jennie Helbley Sorgen. He married the former Mary Ester Henry on July 26, 1947 and they recently celebrated their 65th wedding anniversary. Early in life, he was employed at Woolrich and later retired from the...
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Lillian F. Wool

July 3, 1921 - August 2, 2012

Wool Lillian F. Wool, 91, of Lock Haven passed away Thursday, August 2, 2012 at Lock Haven Hospital Extended Care. She was born July 3, 1921 in Antes Fort, the daughter of Oliver and Minnie Moore Spong. Lillian was a member of the St. John's Lutheran Church. She was a member of the L.O.O.M. Ladies Auxiliary, the American Legion, secretary of the F.O.E. and chaplain of the VFW. ...
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Clara Louise (Bertin) "Pee Wee" Bletz

July 15, 2012

Bletz Clara Louise (Bertin) "Pee Wee" Bletz, 76, of Clinton County, passed away Sunday, July 15, 2012 at Jersey Shore Hospital surrounded by her family members.. She was born February 25, 1936 in Lock Haven, a daughter of the late Adelaide R. Bartley the late William F. Bertin and stepmother Mina Bertin. Clara was a member of the Lock Haven VFW Auxiliary also was a past member of the...
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Theodora M. "Teddy" Hendershot

November 7, 1956 - July 7, 2012

Hendershot Theodora M. "Teddy" Hendershot, 55, of Jersey Shore passed away Saturday, July 7, 2012 at the Gatehouse in Williamsport. She was born November 7, 1956 in Williamsport, a daughter of Theodore S. and Betty Louise (Lehman) Clark. Teddy was a 1974 graduate of Jersey Shore High School. She was employed several years with W. A. DeHart, Inc. of New Columbia. Teddy was a member of...
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Tina M. Baye Maines

May 22, 1959 - June 18, 2012

Maines Tina M. Baye Maines, 53, formerly of Salladasburg, passed away Monday, June 18, 2012 at Manor Care North. She was born May 22, 1959 in Jersey Shore, the daughter of Frederick C. and Dolores J. (Decker) Baye. Tina attended Salladasburg United Methodist church. She was a graduate of Jersey Shore High School. Tina enjoyed playing bingo, card games and knitting. She loved spending...
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Susan Joy née Boyles Selleck

June 17, 2012

Selleck Susan Joy Selleck, née Boyles, died while snorkeling in the Bahamas on June 17, 2012. Born June 14, 1951, she is survived by her six children: Roberta Selleck, Natalie Selleck, Gerard Selleck, Rebecca Mosely, Joshua Selleck, and Mary O'Donnell. Surviving are two sisters, Ann Strosser and Joan Williams, five brothers: Robert Boyles, David Boyles, Ronald Boyles, Dennis Boyles, and...
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